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Euro 2016 generated 1.2 billion-euro boost for France

PARIS (AP) — France says that organizing the European soccer championships last summer provided an economic boost worth 1.2 billion euros (currently $1.26 billion) to the economy......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

U.S. Small Businesses Party Like It"s 2004

France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe’s soccer championships, added $1.26 billion to.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 19th, 2017

Germany, France plan fund for start-ups in digital offensive

France and Germany said on Tuesday they planned to set up a 1 billion euro fund to support start-ups in a bid to boost Europe's digital economy and help it narrow the gap with the United States. In the second Franco-German conference on digitalizatio.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

Indian firms in Germany generated Euro 11 bn revenue in 2016: CII

Between 2010 and 2016, Germany was the second-largest recipient of Indian FDI in Europe with 96 projects......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 3rd, 2017

Intel wins boost in fight over $1.26 billion antitrust fine

Intel Corp. won a boost in its eight-year fight with the European Union over a 1.06 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fine in a case that could have ramifications for a list of disputes involving U.S. tech giants including Google and Apple Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 6th, 2017

World"s biggest pension fund rides stocks to $46 billion gain

The world’s biggest pension fund posted its fourth-straight quarterly gain, as global stocks rose and a decline in the yen against both the dollar and the euro helped boost the value of its overseas investments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2017

World"s biggest pension fund rides stocks to $46 billion gain

The world’s biggest pension fund posted its fourth-straight quarterly gain, as global stocks rose and a decline in the yen against both the dollar and the euro helped boost the value of its overseas investments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2017

Veolia has leeway for multi-billion euro acquisition, CEO says

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - French utility Veolia has the financial firepower to make a multi-billion euro acquisition, its chief executive said on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 8th, 2017

French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit

Centrist candidate Macron's win in the French presidential election will likely boost Eurozone, France and Euro ETF in the coming days while other corners o.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 8th, 2017

Airbus resilient despite military plane costs

Airbus has taken a 1.2 billion euro charge for its troubled A400M military aircraft program but has still managed to post better than expected core earnings and revenues for 2016......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2017

Marine Le Pen"s anti-euro plan will "cost France €30 billion a year"

ReutersParis (AFP) - Marine Le Pen's pledge to ditch the euro if elected French president would cost the country over 30 billion euros a year in increased borrowing costs, the central ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

Luxottica and Essilor in 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

The Maker of Ray-Bans Is Merging With a French Lens Giant in a $49 Billion Deal

It will create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of almost $16 billion. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Ray-Ban maker agrees 46bln euro merger

Italy's Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban, and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros. Ivor Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

These 2 Global Eyewear Giants Have Agreed to a $49 Billion Merger

It combines the owner of Oakley and Ray-Ban with the world's top manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor agree 46-billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with revenues of more than 15 billion euros, they said in a statement on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 46 billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: sources

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, two sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 45-billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 45-billion euro merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, a source with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017

Apple’s App Store Continues to Soar and Set Records

Another banner year for Apple's App Store. Apple’s App Store had a successful 2016--and a big boost in revenue compared to 2015, the company revealed on Thursday. The digital marketplace generated $20 billion in collectiv.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 5th, 2017

Germany wants 1 billion euro fund with France to support digital start-ups

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday he wanted to jointly set up with France a 1 billion euro ($1.06 billion) fund to support start-ups in the digital economy. "We must set ourselves ambitious goals," Gabriel said at a.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

France"s Amundi to buy Pioneer from UniCredit for £2.9 billion

Thomson ReutersPARIS (Reuters) - French fund management company Amundi is to buy asset manager Pioneer from Italian bank UniCredit for €3.55 billion (£2.9 billion, $3.75 billion), and will finance the deal with a debt and equity issue. The deal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2016